O'Connor's passion to play for Queensland persuaded Thorn

Super Rugby

A passion to play for Queensland again is all it took to persuade Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn to give James O'Connor a second chance. Upon inquiring about O'Connor Thorn said former club Sale only had good things to say which helped in his decision to sign him for two seasons.

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